Setting higher standards to prevent healthcare acquired infections
Achieving proven clinical outcomes against healthcare-associated infections
The DebMed® Programme integrates three key elements: Essential Products / Vital Information / Highest Standards to allow for a tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme to be installed in to any healthcare environment. The programme ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients and staff.
DebMed® is a unique, integrated hand hygiene compliance and skin care programme that is customised to each healthcare environment. The DebMed® Programme is proven to increase hand hygiene compliance and reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42%. In a breakthrough 3-year clinical study (2012 - 2015) at a large US academic medical centre, the DebMed® Programme was proven to: Improve hand hygiene compliance by 25.5%, reduce HCAIs like MRSA by 42% and result in overall cost savings of $434,0001.
Challenges & Best Practice
Healthcare Associated Infections
Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAIs) remain a persistent threat for patient safety, hospital reputation and the risk of financial repercussions and penalties.
About Hand Hygiene
A lack of hand hygiene compliance by healthcare staff continues to be a significant contributor to the spread of pathogens, resulting in HCAI’s.
Hand Hygiene Best Practice
Implementing best practice makes a significant difference in increasing compliance and reducing HCAI’s.
A complete range of hand hygiene and skin care products developed specifically for healthcare and safe for frequent use.
An electronic system proven to be an accurate and reliable method of measuring hand hygiene compliance following the WHO ‘5-Moments’.
Highest Standards of Behaviour
We support you to change staff behaviour and meet the highest standards of skin care.
News & Blog
Our DebMed Programme has made it to the finalist list for Tomorrow’s Cleaning Awards 201813 Feb 2018 As disruptive technology continues to grow, Healthcare facilities are considering the use of...
The future of hand hygiene compliance in healthcare12 Jan 2018 Effective monitoring is an essential part of any hand hygiene programme. Paul Jakeway looks at how...
Understanding hand hygiene compliance in healthcare environments30 Nov 2017 Healthcare environments can be susceptible to infections due to the high turnover of patients,...
Technology is key in order to improve the level of care provided in healthcare environments25 Oct 2017 Advancing digital maturity in healthcare environments is critical. Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director...
KEEPING THE BUGS AT BAY18 Oct 2016 The spread of infections represents a serious risk for any care home. Rigorous hand hygiene is...
Deb InstantFOAM® Complete – The World’s 1st Fully Virucidal Foam Hand Sanitiser18 Oct 2016 Deb Group has launched Deb InstantFOAM® Complete, the world’s 1 st alcohol-based foam hand...
How Soap Provides a Protective Shield for Hardworking Hands13 Feb 2018
When it comes to protecting hands and health in the workplace, personal protective equipment (PPE) comes to mind, from chemical and flame resistant gloves to pre- and post-work...
Preventing the Spread of Norovirus6 Feb 2018
Causing your stomach or small intestines to become inflamed, which leads to nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fever, and diarrhea - Norovirus will hit you like a ton of...
Safer Soap: A Look at Harmful Ingredients Found in Hand Cleansers30 Jan 2018
People often read food labels to ensure a product they’re consuming doesn’t contain harmful ingredients such as preservatives, trans fats and artificial sweeteners. But have you...
5 Skin Care Resolutions Everyone Should Make23 Jan 2018
It’s a new year and you’re probably making mental resolutions to exercise more, eat better or be a nicer person. These are the typical promises we make ourselves every year that we hope...
Top 10 Hand Hygiene Articles of 201712 Dec 2017
Another year is coming to an end and it's time to thank all our subscribers and occasional readers by sharing with you our most popular articles on hand hygiene, infection prevention...
Hand Washing Reduces Your Chance of Catching a Cold by 45%5 Dec 2017
Winter – that’s roast lunches by the open fire of a Sunday pub, snowball fights with the kids (if we’re lucky to have snow), and Christmas markets. Winter – that’s also the time...